Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,073 537 740
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 15.99% 13.76% 16.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.52% 43.13% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 616 441 587
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £33,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,050
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,258 1,245 1,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.65% 31.90% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,233 940 1,109
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,050 £59,375 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.14% +3.26% +4.55%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hertfordshire +2 439 £55,000 +10.00% 98
Cambridgeshire 0 339 £52,500 -10.64% 74
Essex -4 157 £53,750 -9.66% 36
Bedfordshire -3 80 £60,000 +4.35% 12
Suffolk +18 40 £44,000 -32.31% 9
Norfolk +1 21 £70,000 +64.71% 7
East Anglia - 3 £47,500 -
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 503 (46.88%) AWS
2 486 (45.29%) Microsoft
3 339 (31.59%) Social Skills
4 337 (31.41%) Agile
5 327 (30.48%) DevOps
6 310 (28.89%) SQL
7 306 (28.52%) Windows
8 297 (27.68%) Microsoft 365
9 274 (25.54%) .NET
10 248 (23.11%) C#
10 248 (23.11%) Active Directory
11 208 (19.38%) CI/CD
12 206 (19.20%) SQL Server
13 199 (18.55%) JavaScript
13 199 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
14 174 (16.22%) ITIL
15 173 (16.12%) VMware
16 154 (14.35%) PowerShell
17 152 (14.17%) Python
18 150 (13.98%) Git (software)
19 147 (13.70%) Mentoring
20 145 (13.51%) Degree
21 143 (13.33%) Scrum
22 137 (12.77%) Serverless
23 136 (12.67%) Windows Server
24 135 (12.58%) Linux
24 135 (12.58%) Java
25 134 (12.49%) CSS
26 129 (12.02%) Software Engineering
27 128 (11.93%) HTML

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.10%) Apache Spark
3 43 (4.01%) MS Exchange
4 26 (2.42%) Umbraco
5 22 (2.05%) Skype for Business
6 21 (1.96%) CMS
7 20 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.84%) Kentico
10 8 (0.75%) IIS
10 8 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.47%) Apache
12 5 (0.47%) Documentum
12 5 (0.47%) JBoss
12 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
14 3 (0.28%) Headless CMS
14 3 (0.28%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 64 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (1.86%) Sentinel
2 11 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.84%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.84%) SAP MDG
4 5 (0.47%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.37%) Exstream
6 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.19%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.19%) Shopify
8 1 (0.093%) Magento
8 1 (0.093%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 503 (46.88%) AWS
2 297 (27.68%) Microsoft 365
3 137 (12.77%) Serverless
4 127 (11.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 96 (8.95%) GCP
6 86 (8.01%) SaaS
7 68 (6.34%) PaaS
8 67 (6.24%) IaaS
9 66 (6.15%) Power Platform
10 53 (4.94%) AWS Lambda
11 46 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
12 43 (4.01%) Azure Functions
13 40 (3.73%) Azure Data Factory
13 40 (3.73%) OpenShift
14 38 (3.54%) GitHub
15 37 (3.45%) Amazon S3
16 31 (2.89%) OneDrive
17 30 (2.80%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 27 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
19 24 (2.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 113 (10.53%) Firewall
2 103 (9.60%) DNS
3 83 (7.74%) DHCP
4 59 (5.50%) TCP/IP
5 49 (4.57%) VPN
6 47 (4.38%) Internet
7 44 (4.10%) SAN
8 41 (3.82%) LAN
9 40 (3.73%) WAN
10 28 (2.61%) Skype
11 21 (1.96%) iSCSI
11 21 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (1.86%) NAS
13 16 (1.49%) Wireless
14 15 (1.40%) HTTP
15 14 (1.30%) NetScaler
16 13 (1.21%) VLAN
17 12 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
17 12 (1.12%) VoIP
18 10 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.50%) MySQL
3 57 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 47 (4.38%) Big Data
5 42 (3.91%) Power BI
6 38 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 33 (3.08%) Data Lake
9 32 (2.98%) MongoDB
10 27 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 23 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (2.05%) Tableau
13 17 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 15 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
16 13 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (1.21%) Flink
17 12 (1.12%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 150 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 51 (4.75%) Jenkins
4 49 (4.57%) JIRA
5 45 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (2.80%) Subversion
7 24 (2.24%) Selenium
7 24 (2.24%) TeamCity
8 23 (2.14%) Maven
9 22 (2.05%) Gradle
10 19 (1.77%) GitLab
11 15 (1.40%) Lerna
11 15 (1.40%) Storybook
12 11 (1.03%) Ant
12 11 (1.03%) JUnit
12 11 (1.03%) Mockito
13 10 (0.93%) Gerrit
14 9 (0.84%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.75%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 339 (31.59%) Social Skills
2 117 (10.90%) Finance
3 96 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (5.22%) Law
4 56 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 53 (4.94%) Manufacturing
6 48 (4.47%) Public Sector
7 34 (3.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 31 (2.89%) Marketing
8 31 (2.89%) Retail
9 24 (2.24%) Legal
10 21 (1.96%) Publishing
10 21 (1.96%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.77%) Electronics
12 18 (1.68%) Presentation Skills
13 17 (1.58%) Documentation Skills
14 16 (1.49%) Games
15 15 (1.40%) Influencing Skills
16 13 (1.21%) Back Office
17 12 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 223 (20.78%) Developer
2 87 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 68 (6.34%) C# Developer
4 66 (6.15%) Architect
5 64 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 64 (5.96%) Software Engineer
6 63 (5.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 63 (5.87%) Analyst
7 60 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 59 (5.50%) Data Engineer
9 55 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 52 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 52 (4.85%) Software Developer
11 46 (4.29%) Consultant
12 39 (3.63%) Senior Developer
13 37 (3.45%) Administrator
13 37 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
14 34 (3.17%) IT Support
15 31 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
16 29 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (25.54%) .NET
2 134 (12.49%) CSS
3 128 (11.93%) HTML
4 112 (10.44%) React
5 101 (9.41%) .NET Framework
6 86 (8.01%) AngularJS
6 86 (8.01%) ASP.NET
7 78 (7.27%) .NET Core
8 59 (5.50%) Node.js
9 51 (4.75%) HTML5
9 51 (4.75%) Web Services
10 50 (4.66%) RESTful
11 46 (4.29%) REST
12 42 (3.91%) jQuery
13 41 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (3.36%) Velocity
16 34 (3.17%) Vue.js
17 32 (2.98%) Entity Framework
18 30 (2.80%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.52%) Life Science
2 62 (5.78%) Data Centre
3 60 (5.59%) User Experience
4 58 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 52 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 52 (4.85%) Replication
6 44 (4.10%) Virtual Team
7 43 (4.01%) Cloud Native
8 32 (2.98%) Data Structures
8 32 (2.98%) Renewable Energy
9 31 (2.89%) PKI
10 29 (2.70%) Public Cloud
11 28 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
12 24 (2.24%) IoT
13 22 (2.05%) Algorithms
13 22 (2.05%) Legacy Code
13 22 (2.05%) Private Cloud
14 21 (1.96%) Biotechnology
14 21 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
15 18 (1.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 306 (28.52%) Windows
2 136 (12.67%) Windows Server
3 135 (12.58%) Linux
4 87 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (5.87%) Windows 10
6 56 (5.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 40 (3.73%) Windows Server 2019
8 29 (2.70%) Unix
9 23 (2.14%) CentOS
10 17 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.84%) Android
15 8 (0.75%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.37%) Debian
16 4 (0.37%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (31.41%) Agile
2 327 (30.48%) DevOps
3 208 (19.38%) CI/CD
4 199 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
5 174 (16.22%) ITIL
6 147 (13.70%) Mentoring
7 143 (13.33%) Scrum
8 129 (12.02%) Software Engineering
9 124 (11.56%) Microservices
10 115 (10.72%) Test Automation
11 111 (10.34%) Full Stack Development
12 108 (10.07%) Computer Science
13 106 (9.88%) Risk Management
14 105 (9.79%) Analytics
15 95 (8.85%) MVC
16 93 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 86 (8.01%) Service Delivery
18 84 (7.83%) SDLC
19 83 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
20 75 (6.99%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 310 (28.89%) SQL
2 248 (23.11%) C#
3 199 (18.55%) JavaScript
4 154 (14.35%) PowerShell
5 152 (14.17%) Python
6 135 (12.58%) Java
7 75 (6.99%) TypeScript
8 32 (2.98%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.24%) Shell Script
10 19 (1.77%) Bash
10 19 (1.77%) C++
10 19 (1.77%) Ruby
10 19 (1.77%) VB
11 18 (1.68%) Perl
12 17 (1.58%) C
12 17 (1.58%) Scala
13 16 (1.49%) Go
14 15 (1.40%) PHP
15 13 (1.21%) VBA
16 8 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 145 (13.51%) Degree
2 105 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (6.24%) MCSE
4 56 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (4.19%) Security Cleared
6 38 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 37 (3.45%) MCSA
8 35 (3.26%) SC Cleared
9 32 (2.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 26 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (2.24%) CCNP
12 23 (2.14%) DBS Check
13 21 (1.96%) ISEB
14 20 (1.86%) CISSP
14 20 (1.86%) ISTQB
14 20 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (1.40%) AWS Certification
15 15 (1.40%) CCNA
16 12 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.01%) QA
2 64 (5.96%) SLA
3 30 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (2.05%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.40%) Accessibility
6 10 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (0.84%) NIST
8 8 (0.75%) GDPR
9 7 (0.65%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.56%) NCSC
11 5 (0.47%) GxP
12 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 248 (23.11%) Active Directory
2 117 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (10.07%) Docker
4 63 (5.87%) Hyper-V
5 42 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
6 40 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (3.17%) vSphere
8 28 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
9 22 (2.05%) Terminal Services
10 20 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 20 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 10 (0.93%) XenApp
12 9 (0.84%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.65%) Firmware
13 7 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.47%) NFS
15 4 (0.37%) vCloud
16 2 (0.19%) KVM
17 1 (0.093%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 124 (11.56%) Kubernetes
2 101 (9.41%) Terraform
3 69 (6.43%) Ansible
4 64 (5.96%) SCCM
5 53 (4.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 40 (3.73%) Puppet
7 32 (2.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 28 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
9 27 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
11 18 (1.68%) SCOM
11 18 (1.68%) vCenter Server
12 15 (1.40%) SCVMM
13 13 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (1.12%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.84%) WSUS
16 8 (0.75%) CSIRT
17 7 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
17 7 (0.65%) Prometheus
18 5 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 486 (45.29%) Microsoft
2 173 (16.12%) VMware
3 88 (8.20%) Oracle
4 87 (8.11%) Google
5 78 (7.27%) Cisco
6 64 (5.96%) Citrix
7 50 (4.66%) NetApp
8 32 (2.98%) Northgate
8 32 (2.98%) Veeam
9 29 (2.70%) EMC
9 29 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 28 (2.61%) NEC
11 26 (2.42%) MuleSoft
12 24 (2.24%) Splunk
13 23 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.86%) Databricks
15 18 (1.68%) SAP
16 16 (1.49%) Facebook
17 13 (1.21%) Symantec
18 12 (1.12%) Sophos